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Tips on contemplation in art.

Contemplation is the medium of art. Intervals of contemplation are as necessary as periods of challenging work. ‘Make that interval last, mate.’ Contemplation should accompany every creative act; art is not the sum of one’s observations, but a summary of one’s initial response; so, before painting a subject, run your caring scrutiny over it and […]

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HOW TO TRAIN AN ARTIST ALERT: Train them to be as interested in art as dogs are in pee, and as nosey. The learned feel the agony of art; the not so learned feel its benign pleasure. The picture plane is an imaginary image plane coextensive with the flat two-dimensional painting surface. ‘Unlike the flat […]